The Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) recorded a drop in Equity turnover to KSh 183.7 Million when trading ended at the bourse this Monday compared to KSh 384.8 Million on Friday last week.
The number of shares traded was 5.9 Million compared to 12.3 Million previously while market capitalization dropped slightly to KSh 2,830,661 Billion this Monday from KSh 2,847,929 Billion previously.
Equity deals totalled 1,222 from 1,008 at the previous session.
The NSE All-Share Index was down 1.11 points to close at 181.64 while the NSE 20 Share Index declined by 4.46 points to close at 2056.99. The NSE 25 Share Index was down 20.89 points to close at 3994.19.
The top price gainer was NSE which was up 6.05% to KSh 9.82 followed by Egads which was up 4.09% to KSh 14.00, Liberty Holdings which gained 3.75% to KSh 8.30, Carbacid which gained 2.60% to KSh 11.85 and CIC which was up 1.11% to close at KSh 2.74.
The worst loser was Total which declined by 5.69% to KSh 24.05 followed by Car& General which slide 4.91% to KSh 31.00, Eveready which lost 3.96% to KSh 0.97, TPS Serena which declined by 3.23% to KSh 15.00 and Longhorn Publishers which lost 2.66% to close at KSh 4.03.
NSE BIGGEST MOVERS
The biggest mover was Safaricom with a volume of 1.65 Million followed by KenGen(1.19 Million), KCB(710,200), Kenya Reinsurance(426,700) and WPP ScanGroup( 297,600).
In the secondary bonds market, the turnover was KSh 6.7 Billion from 163 deals compared to KSh 8.6 Billion from 190 deals when trading ended on Friday last week.
The Derivatives market segment had 15 contracts worth KSh 596,000 compared to 20 contracts worth KSh 927,490 concluded at the previous session.